Media Releases

The members of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce are leading businesses in our area.  We recognize both the businesses and their employees for their achievements, initiatives, and milestones.  

Members can share news items on our Web site as one of the many benefits of Chamber membership. For press release guidelines please click  here.  If you are interested in becoming a member, join the chamber online or contact us for more information.

Community Foundation of Carroll County Announcement

Westminster, MD
03/30/2020 02:54 PM
Today Community Foundation of Carroll County officially announced the retirement of founding director Audrey Cimino and named her successor.... Read more

Rape Crisis Intervention Services of Carroll County

Westminster, MD
03/30/2020 01:14 PM
RCIS has taken precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, and until further notice, our office is closed to clients.... Read more

Board of Education to Hold Special Meeting April 1st

Westminster, MD
03/27/2020 03:51 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an informational update regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the school system. In keeping with the Governor’s directive to limit gatherings to no more than 10 people, this will be a virtual meeting.... Read more

South Carroll Business Association Scholarship Applications Open

Sykesvville, MD
03/27/2020 09:22 AM
Each year, the South Carroll Business Association (SCBA) awards $1,000.00 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are homeschooled or attend a school located in Carroll County, Maryland. This year six total scholarships will be awarded.... Read more

Gutter Cleaning & Roof Maintenance $149

Westminster, MD
03/26/2020 10:14 AM

The rainy season is upon us.
Let our technicians clean out your gutters, handle your roof maintenance, and MOST importantly keep your FAMILY dry!... Read more

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® 2020 is going virtual

Westminster, MD
03/25/2020 03:51 PM
In response to concerns surrounding the Coronavirus/COVID-19, along with guidance from local and national experts, Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County (RCIS) has decided to modify the April 18, 2020, "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®" event from a physical walk to a virtual walk.... Read more


Westminster, MD
03/25/2020 02:10 PM
Brianna M. Buckley has joined FCB Bank, a division of ACNB Bank, in the position of Assistant Vice President/Wealth Advisor** & Account Officer.... Read more

Together We Own It delivers food and supplies to families in the community

Westminster, MD
03/25/2020 12:15 PM
Together We Own It Delivers 300 Meals in 2 Days and 350lbs of Pet Food to Local Families in Need
Together We Own It delivers food and supplies to its most vulnerable families in the community... Read more

Using Westminster Parks and Open Space

Westminster, MD
03/25/2020 08:40 AM
As concerns about the COVID-19 outbreak continue to grip our nation we believe that our parks, trails and open spaces can continue to be used in a safe manner by our community to realize the mental and physical health benefits these spaces provide.  Please follow these recommendations:... Read more

PEEPshow the Prequel, an online-only preview of the 2020 PEEPshow.

Westminster, MD
03/24/2020 10:03 AM
While the Carroll Arts Center is still working to reschedule the 2020 PEEPshow for some time later this spring, the public will get to see this year’s entries early with PEEPshow the Prequel, an online-only preview of the 2020 PEEPshow.... Read more

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance

03/23/2020 04:45 PM
If you need to apply for an SBA Federal Disaster Loan We can help!... Read more

Community Invited to Screening of Early Childhood Education Documentary

Westminster, MD
03/12/2020 01:22 PM
A community screening of the documentary film No Small Matter will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2020, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Robert Moton Elementary School. The screening is being presented by the Carroll County Early Childhood Advisory Council and the Judy Center Early Learning Hub at Robert Moton.

No Small Matter is a documentary that will kick start the conversation about early care and education. Light appetizers will be served. Please call 410-751-3613 or email Kaymi Plank at to RSVP.... Read more

CCPS Students Submit Winning Entries in State Young Authors’ Contest

Westminster, MD
03/10/2020 04:36 PM
Two students from Carroll County Public Schools were state level winners in the Young Authors’ Contest sponsored by the State of Maryland Literacy Association (SoMLA).... Read more

FSK Media Release

Taneytown, MD
03/10/2020 08:45 AM
Academic Challenge team competed in the County Championship.
Wrestling Regional competition results.
College Essay Writing Seminar in early May.... Read more

Rita Board Dowd Award for Outstanding School Administrators

Westminster, MD
03/09/2020 04:54 PM
The Carroll County Public School System is seeking nominations for the Rita Board Dowd Award for Outstanding Carroll County School Administrators.  This award has been created in memory of Rita Board Dowd, who passed away in May 2009.... Read more

Carroll Co. Robotics Teams Compete in Tech Challenge & District Qualifying Event

Westminster, MD
03/09/2020 09:33 AM
Carroll County robotics teams had a busy weekend February 29- March 1, 2020.  FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 2199, the Robo-Lions traveled to Haymarket, Virginia to play among a strong field of 38 teams, and two FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Teams made up of CCPS students were entered among 52 teams qualified for the Maryland State Championship.... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Westminster, MD
03/09/2020 09:31 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will announce in public session that they will meet in closed session at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act, Section 3-305 (b) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland and Section 3-103 of the General Provision Articles of the Annotated Code of Maryland, to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, consult with legal counsel, and discuss matters related to negotiations.

The Board of Education of Carroll County will meet on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster. There will be time for citizen participation at this meeting. The public is encouraged to attend.... Read more

Memorial Day Parade: May 25, 2020

Taneytown, MD
03/09/2020 09:06 AM
The City of Taneytown is pleased to host a 2020 Memorial Day Parade, to be held on Monday, May 25th beginning at 10:00 AM.... Read more

Registration is now open for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®

Westminster, MD
03/05/2020 08:43 AM
Registration is now open for Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County’s 12th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® fundraising and awareness event on Saturday, April 18, 2020.... Read more


Taneytown, MD
03/04/2020 09:05 PM
Pastor Elton reports on souls saved during its February 2020 Soul Winning Conference in Malawi.... Read more

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